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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wiginton.

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Around Wiginton ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the north of Wiginton. Florence has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo (MS). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Wiginton and has a population of 35,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wiginton and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   13,706   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Russellville   [Map]   9,847   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   9,108   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,474   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Winfield   [Map]   4,570   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Aberdeen (MS)   [Map]   5,397   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Amory (MS)   [Map]   7,067   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Baldwyn (MS)   [Map]   3,339   W   46 miles [74 km]
Booneville (MS)   [Map]   8,816   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fulton (MS)   [Map]   4,077   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Saltillo (MS)   [Map]   5,004   W   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Belgreen   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boar Tush   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burntout   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delmar   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,486   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hodges   [Map]   285   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Natural Bridge   [Map]   36   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Phil Campbell   [Map]   1,235   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,131   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Spruce Pine   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Twin   [Map]   389   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vina   [Map]   357   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Weston   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Wiginton, please visit our County-by-County Page for Wiginton.

Marion County ...

Wiginton is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Walker, Winston, Itawamba (MS) & Monroe (MS).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Wiginton.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Wiginton. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wiginton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Wiginton ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Wiginton.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Wiginton.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wiginton. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   130 miles [209.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   143 miles [230.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   202 miles [325.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ENE   67 miles [107.8 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   S   75 miles [120.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Marion Co. Airport   [Map]   HAB   SSW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Russellville Muni.   [Map]   M22   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Posey Fld.(ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]   1M4   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lamar Co. Airport   [Map]   M55   SSW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Posey Fld.   (ICAO: K1M4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wiginton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wiginton.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Wiginton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wiginton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wiginton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2868, Longitude: -87.8759     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wiginton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Wiginton), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wiginton.



 
 
 

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